How do you get a suction cup bath mat to stick to the tub?

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  • Nelly Hennessy Nelly Hennessy on Jul 02, 2017
    Just push down on the suction cup, if not wet the bottom of the cup and push down
  • Sharon Sharon on Jul 02, 2017
    Run the water, then standing outside the tub use your foot to press the bath mat down in a couple places until it doesn't move.
  • Susan Savarese Susan Savarese on Jul 02, 2017
    Yes, I agree with Nelly, just wet the bottom of the suction cup and push down.
  • Bren Bren on Jul 02, 2017
    If you have a tub like mine, you cant use that yep of mat. I have a fiberglass tub that has little bumps molded into it. Since the surface is not smooth, the suction cups won't stick. If your tub is like mine you would have to get the peel and stick nonslip decals because the mats won't work.
  • Judy Judy on Jul 02, 2017
    If this doesn't stick, then it is time for a new one., or write to the company who made it. I put ours in first, then put the water in, and check it to be sure it is gripping. Or, you can buy, like a butterfly, and this has 5-6 suction cups and you can check this too.. and then take it up, when you are done. J.
  • Judy Judy on Jul 02, 2017
    Our tub has small bumps in it too, and ours still stick. J.
  • Ama25952432 Ama25952432 on Jul 03, 2017
    I have tried what they're saying and it doesn't work.
  • DeeAnne Starks DeeAnne Starks on Dec 24, 2017
    Mine wont stick dry or wet. It is fiberglass also with small bumps.
  • Carolyn Carolyn on May 24, 2019

    Mine has small bumps on the bottom as well and it won’t stay suctioned. I guess I will try the peel and stick

  • Wanda West Wanda West on Jul 31, 2019

    I have a suction cup mat and my boyfriend got it for my tub because I'm disabled and fell in shower but it will not stick. On 7/28/19, I put my right foot in the tub and the mat slid and I hit my left shin bone so hard on the outside edge of the tub. Now I can't walk because I have a dime size hold down to the bone. A deep gaping hole an my shin. I would like to know who to make a complaint to. Does anyone know???

  • Veronica Blue-Gossett Veronica Blue-Gossett on Jan 13, 2020
    Mine doesn’t have small bulbs and still will not stick this is now the second one I have bought and can’t get them to stick ugh

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